Best of Vegas 2017 This&That

This is a must-read for anyone interested in Las Vegas' sociocultural evolution.

Best Vegas History Lesson: 'Out of the Neon Closet' by Dennis McBride

July 13th, 2017

This is a must-read for anyone interested in Las Vegas' sociocultural evolution.

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    With shops Downtown and on the Strip, local designer Tatyana Khomyakova has you covered.

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    Live-music yoga, call-and-response chanting, group meditation and more await at the GY.

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    This is one resort that hasn't started charging for parking.

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    Just as important as connectivity: terrific coffee drinks and Latin-inspired plates.

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    The Golden Knights better muscle up if they hope to wrest this one away in 2018.

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    The baseball phenom wins this category every year and deservedly so.

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